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Tangent Garment Care designed by Essen

Logo and packaging for Swedish organic garment and shoe care brand Tangent Garment Care designed by Essen

Design agency Essen have recently completed a packaging and rebranding project for Tangent Garment Care, a Stockholm-based company committed to the development of organic garment and shoe care products that aim to ensure longevity. Their design solution – a simple, utilitarian, monochromatic typographical approach – delivers a sense of information purity through the rejection of superfluous language or superficial graphic detail and choosing to divide content only by the uppercase and lowercase typesetting of a neutral sans-serif. A subtle combination that works well to convey a collective brand practicality and researched effectiveness, and the open and honest use of natural ingredients in each product—appropriately placed at the centre of each label.

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Mikkeller + Bedow Seasonal Beers designed by Bedow

Packaging with geometric illiustration printed with heat reactive ink created by Bedow for a limited edition beer range from Mikkeller

Mikkeller + Bedow is a limited edition ale range with a four seasons theme created by Danish brewery Mikkeller with packaging created by Stockholm-based graphic and product design studio Bedow.

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Crosskey designed by Kurppa Hosk

Logo and stationery for banking systems and solutions firm Crosskey designed by Kurppa Hosk

Crosskey is a Finnish company that develops and maintains systems and solutions for the Nordic banking sector and capital markets, making it ‘easier and more profitable for its customers to operate their banks’. Based around the idea “Banking Power!” design agency Kurppa Hosk developed a visual identity solution, which mixes a simple corporate typeface, iconic mark and an economical colour palette, to position Crosskey as an international, modern and powerful IT-company while also reflecting its ambitions to become more competitive not only in Scandinavia but also across the rest of Europe.

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Askeroths Trappor Och Räcken designed by Bedow

Logo for Swedish specialist staircase manufacturer Askeroths Trappor Och Räcken designed by Bedow

Stockholm based graphic and product design studio Bedow recently developed a new visual identity and stationery solution for Askeroths Trappor och Räcken, a small Swedish manufacturer of specialist staircases.

Based around a simple but identifiable abstraction, the logo-mark captures the elemental, functionality and practicality of staircases and the solid technical abilities of the craftsmen through the combination of a single, consistent line weight, basic geometry and nice balance of positive and negative space.

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